26 March 2015

A kinder, gentler Ted Cruz?

Bill Scher and Matt Lewis consider whether Cruz will tone down his rhetoric. Play entire video

Defining lumbersexuality

Scott Shaffer explains the Minnesota origins of a new male fashion trend. Plus: Where is Minnesota? North!   Play entire video

Israel’s swing voters

Kevin Glass and John Tabin talk about why it’s common for Israeli voters to remain undecided until election day. Plus: Is Netanyahu the leader Republicans wish they had?   Play entire video

Political implications of Meerkat

Daniel Strauss and Matt Fuller discuss the new video livestreaming app. Plus: Never tweet?   Play entire video

Moving from “land for peace” to “rights for peace”

Yousef Munayyer argues that Palestinians should embrace a new strategy. Plus: Why Netanyahu’s win is good for Palestine.   Play entire video

Will the US stop protecting Israel at the UN?

Robert Wright and Lisa Goldman consider. Plus: How Netanyahu’s victory could be good for the left.   Play entire video

The end of college?

Kevin Carey discusses the vision of higher education laid out in his new book. Plus: The college doomsday machine.   Play entire video

Did Netanyahu’s speech backfire?

Robert Farley and Matt Duss consider. Plus: Will the GOP Iran letter help Obama?   Play entire video

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Politicians: They’re just not like us!

Mark Schmitt and Katherine Mangu-Ward consider what the Clinton email story reveals about the lives of American politicians. Plus: Racist frat boys and the First Amendment.   Play entire video

The Wright Show

Is ISIS “very Islamic”?

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Robert Wright and Graeme Wood, author of the Atlantic article “What ISIS Really Wants,” debate.   Play entire video

Science Faction

Why you’ll never be able to “upload” your consciousness

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John Horgan and the anonymous science writer Neuroskeptic discuss. Plus: How to reform scientific research.   Play entire video


The NFL’s health crisis

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the retirement of 24-year old Chris Borland. Plus: Aaron Schock’s Downfall Abbey.   Play entire video

The Wright Show

Yes, Iran has a right to enrich uranium

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Robert Wright and international law expert Tyler Cullis explain. Plus: Why Obama can cut an Iran deal without Congress.   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

How Wisconsin went right-to-work

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Betsy Woodruff and Jessie Opoien discuss how the state, which was once a labor stronghold, passed a major law weakening unions. Plus: Does Scott Walker have national viability?   Play entire video



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Heather Hurlburt and Dan Drezner debate Hillary Clinton’s controversial email system. Plus: Will an Iran deal last?   Play entire video